When you open your medicine cabinet and are attacked by a crush of crusty powders, dried-out mascaras and a circa 1997 lipstick, it’s time to rethink your beauty regimen. But with so many choices, creating a streamlined makeup arsenal can be overwhelming!

Here, we commissioned mega-famous celebrity makeup artist Ashunta Sheriff (Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige and Ciara are devotees) to choose the top ten makeup and skincare products every Black woman should have in their collection. Hope you’re taking notes!